mouicon Antony Vallavanthara

The annual Nehru Trophy boat race in the scenic backwaters of Kerala has now an active participant from Muscat, an expatriate businessman residing in Oman for the last 34 years, who is determined to promote the famous event among Omanis. He was among the thousands of kids from the area who eagerly awaited the fiercely fought boat race year after year, on the second Saturday of every August, to be precise, when the Punnamada Lake in Alappuzha in Kerala would transform into a sea of people, both nationals and foreign tourists, cheering their favourite boats. It wasn’t just a childhood passion, but a sport which lay deep in the psyche of every single person from the villages scattered around the backwaters of Kuttanad. Moving away from his little village of Ka...

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